Standard Cited: 19100147 C04 I The control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout).
This violation item has been deleted.
Inspection Nr: 1581145.015
Citation Type: Serious
Abatement Date: 08/18/2022
Initial Penalty: $14,502.00
Current Penalty: $14,502.00
Issuance Date: 07/01/2022
Nr Instances: 1
Nr Exposed: 6
Related Event Code (REC):
Report ID: 0522000
Final Order: 07/26/2022
|Type||Latest Event||Event Date||Penalty||Abatement Due Date||Citation Type||Failure to Abate Inspection|
|Penalty||I: Informal Settlement||07/26/2022||$14,502.00||08/18/2022||Serious|
Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001A Hazard:
29 CFR 1910.147(c)(4)(i):Procedures shall be developed, documented and utilized for the control of potentially hazardous energy when employees are engaged in the activities covered by this section. Note: Exception: The employer need not document the required procedure for a particular machine or equipment, when all of the following elements exist: (1) The machine or equipment has no potential for stored or residual energy or reaccumulation of stored energy after shut down which could endanger employees; (2) the machine or equipment has a single energy source which can be readily identified and isolated; (3) the isolation and locking out of that energy source will completely deenergize and deactivate the machine or equipment; (4) the machine or equipment is isolated from that energy source and locked out during servicing or maintenance; (5) a single lockout device will achieve a locker-out condition; (6) the lockout device is under the exclusive control of the authorized employee performing the servicing or maintenance; (7) the servicing or maintenance does not create hazards for other employees; and (8) the employer, in utilizing this exception, has had no accidents involving the unexpected activation or reenergization of the machine or equipment during servicing or maintenance. A.) On March 22, 2022, the energy control procedures for printing press #26 and the KTI Rewinder were inadequate in that the procedures required machine or equipment components and guards to be operationally intact during re-starts/start-ups.